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Minor earthquake: M2.85 quake has struck near Kalaoa in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.7741661S, -155.8986664WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Kalaoa in Hawaii on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 34.23 km, -155.8986664° West, 19.7741661° North. Global time and date of event 17/11/16 / 2016-11-17 13:32:36 / November 17, 2016 @ 1:32 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.85-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:32:36 / 3:32 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.23 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: hv61484801. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61484801.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waimea, Waikoloa Village, Hōlualoa (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 18 km (11 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Waikoloa Village (c. 6 400 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 10 km ENE of Kalaoa, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.85 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.8986664° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.7741661° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 34.23 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km ENE of Kalaoa, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-17 13:32:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-17 13:36:28 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status automatic Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 125 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network hv The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,hv, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 48 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.107 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 246 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID hv61484801 Id of event.
Event Code 61484801 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61484801, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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